The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 67 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 9 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 0.37% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.71% 4.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cucumber
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
84 108 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.36% 8.02% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 66
Median daily rate £375 £331 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Buckinghamshire region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +16 8 £375 +17.18%
High Wycombe - 1 £270 -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Avaya
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) IVR
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) KANA
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Genesys
4 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
4 3 (33.33%) JMS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer in Test
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) JMS
3 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) React
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) IVR
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 3 (33.33%) Genesys
2 3 (33.33%) KANA
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft